In her new book, Joyful, designer and TED star Ingrid Fetell Lee explains how making small changes to your surroundings can create extraordinary happiness in your life. For more information, visit Ingrid's website. Click here to view Ingrid's Ted Talk “Where Joy Hides and How to Find it.”
Alumni interview their alumni friends and highlight their achievements and accomplishments in the To Be and Find a Friend series. Click Read More for Melissa Duban '84's interview with Mary Howard '84, owner of Penny & Ting.
It was so much fun seeing generations of alumni back on the Hilltop for Alumni Day 2018 . Many memories were made and great photos were taken. Click Here to view photos on the Alumni Day page. See you next year!
Save the date for Alumni Day 2019 - Saturday, October 19
Interested in giving back to the community? Join Hackley students on the Breakfast and/or Midnight Runs and assist them with their community service efforts. Email email@example.com to sign up. Space is limited. Click Read More for details.
Artist Kristina King ’10’s solo show, Atmospheric Works, opens in DC with a reception on 11/18 from 4:00 – 6:00 PM at Via Umbrais. Click Read More for show detials. Click here to see more of Kristina’s amazing pieces
Thank you to the hundreds of alumni who made a gift to Hackley this year. If you haven’t given since the start of our fiscal year on July 1, 2018, please click Read More for details on how to support Hackley’s Annual Fund.
The HAA hosted HackleyConnect: Real Estate, a networking event for alumni and Hackley parents, on November 8 at Hackley. The event included a panel of alumni representing the field of real estate and attendees included real estate professionals and those who were interested in learning more about the real estate market. Click Read More for more information on the event and panelists.
Will Guidara ’97, restaurateur and co-owner of Eleven Madison Park, will open a second Pop-Up, EMP Winter House, in Aspen next month featuring a Swiss inspired menu and yurt village. Click here and here for articles on his new venture.
There has been a lof of coverage on Uber's C.E.O. Dara Khosrowshahi lately. Here are two of our recent favorites: Vanity Fair's "2018 New Establishment List" features Dara at #11 and Fortune's interview with Dara and his incredilbe mother Lily Khosrowshi at the Most Powerful Women: Driving Change and Rebuilding Culture Conference.
The Darien News recently profiled Emily in an online issue of the the publication. She credits her Hackley AP Art History calss as begining her passion for visual arts. Click here to read the article in it's entirety.
Congratulations to Hackley Varsity Field Hockey for the hard-fought semifinal round 3-2 victory in double overtime over Holy Cross to advance to the NYSAIS Championship game, Sunday, November 4, 12:00 PM, at Manhattanville College.
Arielle Stern (Class of ’16) came to visit the Independent Research students during her fall break from UPenn, and talked about her rich experiences at Regeneron, starting in their immunology lab, spending a summer in their genetics lab, and most recently working in bioinformatics.
On October 26, the entire Hackley community celebrated Founder’s Dayin honor of Mrs. Hackley’s birthday. Established in 1911, Founder’s Day recognizes Mrs. Hackley’s commitment, forward thinking, perseverance, and philanthropy. CLICK HERE to view a vidoe celebrating Mrs. Hackley.
Thank you alumni! We reached our goal of 100 donors and unlocked the HAA $10,000 grant for The Annual Fund, which supports Hackley’s greatest needs, including faculty compensation, financial aid, student life, and campus maintenance. CLICK HERE to view a Founder's Day Reunion Day Challenge thank you video.
Ali Kaminetsky ’12 recently launched Modern Picnic, a lunch bag company for women. Modern Picnic provides working women with a chic alternative to the traditional lunchbox with an insulated interior and vegan leather exterior.
Grant Urken ‘15, a junior at Bowdoin, won the NCAA Division III Men's Tennis singles championship, becoming the first Bowdoin tennis player to win an individual national championship in the school’s history. Grant won an impressive straight-set 6-3, 6-2 win over Jack Katzman of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps.
Designer and author Ingrid Fetell Lee '98's recent Ted Talk “Where Joy Hides and How to Find it” reveals the surprisingly tangible roots of joy and shows how we can find and create more of it in the world around us. Click here to view her Ted Talk.
Stargazing on the Hilltop with our resident astronomer, Science Teacher, Bill McLay has been rescheduled to Friday, June 22 from 8:30 - 10:30 on the North Turf Field. All members of the Hackley Community are invited to attend, including families. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Attention: Alumni from the Classes of 2003 - 2013: Join the Hackley Alumni Association for the 2018 Young Alumni Summer Kick-Off @ Atwood Sports Bar and Lounge 986 2nd Avenue (corner of 52nd Street) in NYC on Wednesday,June 20 from 7:00 - 9:00 PM. The first round is on Mrs. Hackley! RSVP to email@example.com by June 15.
Join us on Saturday, October 13 for Alumni Day 2018 to reconnect and reminisce with classmates, friends and former/current teachers and coaches. Walk familiar pathways and visit vibrant new spaces like the Walter C. Johnson Center for Health and Wellness. We look forward to welcoming you back to campus! Click here to register!
Hackley alumna and Forbes reporter, Maddie Berg ’11 returned to the Hilltop for TheDial’s senior send-off. Maddie was Senior Editor of The Dial at Hackley, and she credits her Dial experience for why she is a journalist now.
Allison Pataki '03's latest book, "Beauty in the Broken Places: A Memoir of Love, Faith, and Resilience." is a deeply moving memoir about Allison and her husband whose lives were changed in the blink of an eye, and the love that helped them rewrite their future. It has recieved rave reveiws from the press.
Artist Anna Adler '02's new art exhibit titled "Staying Still" is on display at Bethanay Arts Community, 40 Somerstown Road in Ossining, NY now through June 10. Vistit www.bethanyars.org for more information. Ann curated this exhibit that features eighteen artists and is a meditation on motion and movement or lack there of.
With a 16-5 victory over Horace Mann on this rainy Saturday, Hackley Girls Varsity Lacrosse advances to the semi-final round of the NYSAIS tournament and will host Holy Child at home on Monday, 5/21, 3:30 PM. Go Hack!
The members of this year's UNITY student group invite Hackley alums to their Year-End UNITY BBQ, on Tuesday, May 22nd from 5:30 - 7:30 PM in the Hackley Courtyard. In case of rain, the BBQ will take place in the Middle School Dining Hall. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ally Mueller '14 and Sammy Mueller '16 were both recently named 1st Team All-Conference in two of the most competitive conferences in the country for women’s lacrosse -- Ally in the Big Ten playing for Northwestern, and Sammy in the ACC playing for Virginia. Read on.
The Hackley Networking Committee is pleased to invite alumni and parents to a networking event on Monday, May 14 featuring tech entrepreneur Hadi Partovi ’90, CEO of the education nonprofit Code.org. Hadi will be interviewed by Reuters TV journalist, Lisa Bernhard ’83. Read on.
Earlier this month the Advanced Forest Ecology Research class took their annual trip to the Bronx Zoo. What made this year’s trip so exceptional is that the class was taught by Julia Dunn, Hackley Class of 2012. Read on.
Hackley Review Winter 2017-18: By Margie McNaughton Ford ’85:Hackley has been my home since I was an infant. I took my first steps in the Grille Room, rode my tricycle on the quad, had my first my kiss on Clark Oval, learned to drive a stick shift on the Hackley hills, was married in King Chapel, and it was there we joined Hackley friends in saying farewell to my dad this past June. Hackley and I have an intimate history.
Every year more than 300 Hackley alumni volunteer their time and talents as class reps, mentors, and speakers. They also serve on committees such as Special Reunion, Young Alumni, Networking, or 50-Plus Club. Volunteering is a great way to give back and "pay it forward.” Our volunteers makes a real difference in the lives of students, alumni, coaches and teachers.
Join us on Alumni Day 2018 to reconnect and reminisce with classmates, friends and former/current teachers and coaches. Walk familiar pathways and visit vibrant new spaces like the Walter C. Johnson Center for Health and Wellness. We look forward to welcoming you back to campus!
This year, we’ll celebrate special reunions for classes ending with a “3” or “8”. If you’d like to join your class’s special reunion committee, please contact Margie McNaughton Ford '85 at email@example.com.
Elizabeth Trostler LaBan, author of The Tragedy Paper a young adult novel inspired by her days as a student at Hackley, releases her fourth novel, Not Perfect. A captivating and humorous novel, Not Perfect is about a wife and mother’s fall from grace, and why keeping up appearances is not her biggest secret. Click "read more" to read the full description of Liz's latest book.
Jonathan Small ’85 is a journalist, editor, and writer whose new podcast, Write About Now, is all about storytelling and having conversations with writers about what compelling storytelling means to them.